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A Primer of Soto Zen: A Translation of Dogen's Shobogenzo Zuimonki.
Masunaga, Reiho.
ISBN: 0824803574
University Press of Hawaii Honolulu 1975 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, top corners creased two pages, minor foxing edges, minor edgewear. 119 pp. Provides a good introductory text to main Zen themes and ideas for those who desire to practice Zen. Translated by Masunaga. 
Price: $13.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25420  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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An Ocean of the Ultimate Meaning: Teachings on Mahamudra: A Commentary on Wangchuck Dorje's Ngedon Gyamtso.
Thrangu, Khenchen.
ISBN: 1590300556
Shambhala Boston 2004 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, minimal edgewear. 206 pp. The author is the abbot of Gampo Abbey in Nova Scotia, Canada. He provides an exhaustive commentary on the longest and most comprehensive of the three classic treatises on Mahamudra composed by the 16th-century scholar Wangchuk Dorje, the ninth Karmapa. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21786  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Bede Griffiths: Friend and Gift of the Spirit.
Conlan, Meath.
Templegate Publishers Springfield, IL 2006 
  Paperback small octavo, very good condition, colour text-photos, minimal edgewear. 127 pp. The author reflects on his 17-year friendship with the late Bede Griffiths and shares his spiritual journey. The 28 full-colour photos from the author's private collection include public celebrations, interfaith meetings with world religious leaders, as well as private moments of contemplation and worship. SALE PRICE. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 21774  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Buddhism of Wisdom & Faith: Pure Land Principles and Practice [Pure Land series].
Thien Tam, Thich.
Sutra Translation Committee of the United States and Canada Bronx, NY 1994 
  Paperback trade, card covers (with flaps), very good condition. 363 pp. (Estimated date, 1994, Trove catalogue.) The late Dharma Master Thich Thien Tam specialized in both the Pure Land and Esoteric traditions. This treatise, his best known work, is the outgrowth of a multi-year retreat devoted to the study of the Tripitaka, with emphasis on Pure Land related texts. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 22522  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Buddhist Meditation [Ethical and Religious Classics of East and West].
Conze, Edward.
ISBN: 0042940737
Unwin Books London 1975 
  Paperback small, good condition, spine lightly faded, pages faintly toned, some edgewear & scuffing, sticker mark, rubber bookshop stamp. 183 pp. As an intensely practical religion, Buddhism has devised a great number of meditations. In recent years psychologists have shown great interest in the therapeutic value of these meditations, but accurate information about them has been hard to come by. The most outstanding original documents have been traslated by Edward Conze from Pali, Sanskrit and Tibetan. The volume, originally published in 1956, also deals with the meaning of Buddhist meditation, and the relation of its methods and presuppositions to modern psychology. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4204  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Buddhist Philosophy in Theory and Practice.
Guenther, Herbert V.
ISBN: 0140213929
Pelican Original / Penguin Books Baltimore 1972 
  Paperback, good condition, edges foxed, rear cover rubbed, edgewear. 240 pp. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4090  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Buddhist Precept and Practice: Traditional Buddhism in the Rural Highlands of Ceylon.
Gombrich, Richard F.
ISBN: 8120807804
Motilal Banarsidass Delhi 1998 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), spine jacket little faded (minor edgewear), large sticker front free flyleaf. 427 pp. An admired historic and sociological study of Sinhalese (Sri Lankan) Buddhism and religious change in belief and practice, originally published in 1971, here reissued in a corrected but largely unchanged second edition. Based on his PhD thesis, Oxford University. When studied over 2000 years, this style of Buddhism has remained remarkably conservative and unchanged, but did not arise as an exact or pure replication of classic Buddhist religious texts. 
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Book Number: 14931  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Chinese Religions [Prentice-Hall World Religions Series].
Jochim, Christian.
ISBN: 0131329944
Prentice Hall Englewood Cliffs, NJ 1986 
  Paperback small octavo, very good condition, black & white text-photos & drawings, minor edgewear, owner's written name. 202 pp. This book aims to identify the most basic features of religious theory, practice, and social organization in China and to exemplify them with the most representative examples provided by Chinese history. 
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Book Number: 23162  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Concentration and Meditation: A Manual of Mind Development.
Humphreys, Christmas.
ISBN: 0140212361
Pelican Books / Penguin Books Baltimore 1973 
  Paperback, fair condition (complete reading copy), corner rear cover & few pages stained, covers little scuffed & creased, pages toned, edgewear, rubber bookshop stamp, old price marks. 254 pp. Third edition. A leading Buddhist thinker explains how mind-development is the highest step on the path to spiritual perfection. Explains the basic principles of concentration and meditation simply without needing to understand the details of Buddhist thought. 
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Book Number: 4116  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Confucianism and Chinese civilization.
Wright, Arthur, F. (editor).
ISBN: 0804708916
Stanford University Press Stanford, CA 1985 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear. 368 pp. This selection of essays about Confucianism was initially published in 1964, and is reissued here. The essays were selected from three previous volumes: Confucianism in Action (1959), The Confucian Persuasion (1960) and Confucian Personalities (1962). 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 3016  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Eclecticism and Modern Hindu Discourse.
Hatcher, Brian A.
Oxford University Press (OUP) New York 1999 
  Hardback octavo, dustjacket, very good plus condition (in very good plus dustjacket), protected by removable semiarchival plastic sleeve. 200 pp. Examines the modern penchant for constructing religious worlds in an eclectic fashion, using India and Hinduism as the principle example. Modern Hindu apologists have often incorporated many of the world's many philosophies and religions. Examines the ancient roots and contemporary significance of such modern eclectic borrowing. Discusses the work of Swami Vivekananda and other religious reformers from 19th-century Bengal. Juxtaposes discussion of the Vedic and classical roots of Hindu eclecticism with reflection on the role of eclecticism in colonial and postcolonial (including postmodern) contexts. SALE PRICE. 
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Book Number: 20320  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Embracing Compassion: A Revolution in Leadership: Volume 2.
Ikeda, Daisaku.
ISBN: 9781932911831
World Tribune Press Santa Monica, CA 2009 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, bottom corner rear cover lightly creased, spine lightly faded (edge little creased), few tiny marks front cover, minor edgewear. 152 pp. How Buddhism helps us to have a clearer view of life. President Ikeda's speeches are from the 2004 and 2005 gatherings. The SGI leader discusses significant lessons that can be used in any leadership situation. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 40250  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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From Stone to Flesh: A Short History of the Buddha [Buddhism and Modernity].
Lopez Jr, Donald S.
ISBN: 9780226333236
University of Chicago Press Chicago 2016 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, faint sticker mark rear cover. 286 pp. This is a book about the Buddha before he was the Buddha. The author states that the narrative will be his own. Many of the words will come from figures of a forgotten past, expressed in the quaint language beloved by antiquarians. 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30225  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Gateway to Wisdom: Taoist and Buddhist Contemplative and Healing Yogas Adapted for Western Students of the Way.
Blofeld, John.
ISBN: 0394738780
Shambhala Boulder 1980 
  Paperback small octavo, good condition, few black & white text-photos, edges foxed & rubbed, edgewear, sticker mark front cover, rubber stamp. 214 pp. Largely a manual of the practice of contemplative yogas and healing practices adapted from Chinese and Tibetan teachings. For the use of Western meditators who do not have access to qualified masters as teachers. Blofeld is a British writer who lived for many years in China before the communist takeover. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 4003  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Guide to Dakini Land: The Highest Yoga Tantra Practice of Buddha Vajrayogini.
Kelsang Gyatso, Geshe.
ISBN: 0948006390
Tharpa Publications London 1999 
  Paperback trade, very good condition, few drawings, few light scratches rear cover, faint foxing edges, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear corners. 532 pp. This book is the first complete explanation in English of the Tantric practice of Vajrayogini, the female Buddha of wisdom. Detailed instructions on the eleven yogas of the generation stage, which are special methods for transforming all our daily activities into a blissful spiritual path. He also explains very clearly the essential completion stage practices of Vajrayogini that lead to full enlightenment. 
Price: $25.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 30338  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Harmonizing Yin and Yang: The Dragon-tiger Classic.
Wong, Eva.
ISBN: 1570623066
Shambhala Boston 1997 
  Paperback large trade, very good condition, figures, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear, old price marks. 146 pp. A manual of Taoist yoga: internal, external, and sexual. A translation of a concise Taoist alchemical manual known as the Dragon-Tiger Classic, along with its two most important commentaries by traditional Chinese authors. Translated & introduced by Wong. This classic, written in ancient times by an unknown author and published during the 15th century BCE, is regarded by contemporary Taoist practitioners as the most complete guide to spiritual transformation 
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Book Number: 21661  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Heart of Wisdom: An Explanation of the Heart Sutra.
Kelsang Gyatso, Geshe.
ISBN: 0948006773
Tharpa Publications Ulverston, UK 2005 
  Paperback small trade, very good plus condition, black & white line drawings, minor edgewear. 256 pp. The author skilfully explains the dream-like nature of all things, the relationship between our mind and our world, and the extent to which we create our own reality. This book challenges our underlying assumptions about ourselves and the world around us. Written by a fully accomplished meditation master and internationally renowned teacher of Buddhism. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29699  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Insight Dialogue: The Interpersonal Path to Freedom.
Kramer, Gregory.
ISBN: 9781590304853
Shambhala Boston, MA 2007 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, bump top spine, light crease rear cover & last few pages, bottom corner front cover & spine little creased, tiny crush top edge front cover. 293 pp. This book is about a Buddhist practice for cultivating wisdom and compassion through meditation in dialogue. Based on a radically interpersonal understanding of early Buddhist teaching, Insight Dialogue can be practiced on retreat, in groups, and daily life. Provides all the practical instruction that is needed to start this transformative practice. 
Price: $30.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29891  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Longing for Certainty: Reflections on the Buddhist Life.
Nyanasobhano, Bhikkhu.
ISBN: 0861713389
Wisdom Publications Somerville, MA 2003 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, three pages creased (possible printing error, not affecting text). 190 pp. The essays in this book explore the teachings of the Buddha from the standpoint of the Theravada, the "doctrine of the elders". This book also aims to present Buddhism as a system of belief and practice founded upon the Buddha's understanding of how causes accumulate to bring both joy and misery. The author uses the subtle power of language to choose his words in these essays. By the author of "Landscapes of Wonder". The author is an American Theravada Buddhist monk. Before being ordained in Thailand in 1987, he was an actor and a playwright. As a monk, he has spent most of his time in the U.S.A. 
Price: $18.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29580  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Luminous Passage: The Practice and Study of Buddhism in America.
Prebish, Charles S.
ISBN: 0520216970
University of California Press Berkeley, CA 1998 
  Paperback octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear & rubbing. 334 pp. A well-known scholar of American Buddhism presents the first comprehensive scholarly study of American Buddhism in nearly two decades. He revisits the expanding frontier of the fastest growing religion in North America and describes its historical development, its diversity, and the significance of this ancient tradition. About American Buddhist communities (sanghas) and about life within those communities. Prebish considers various Buddhist practices, rituals, and liturgies, as well as the ways these communities have confronted the changing American spiritual landscape. SALE PRICE. 
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Book Number: 11952  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Magic and Mystery in Tibet.
David-Neel, Alexandra; D'Arsonval, Dr A. (introduction).
ISBN: 0486226824
Dover Publications New York 1971 
  Paperback small octavo, good plus condition, black & white text-photos, top edge foxed, pages lightly toned, bottom edge rubbed, some edgewear, owner's written name title page. 321 pp. This book records her fascinating travels, discoveries, and experiences in Tibet. She brings a commonsense and sceptical eye to the practices and beliefs of the magicians and mystic masters of this ancient dreamland, Tibet. 
Price: $12.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17824  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Mantras: Sacred words of power.
Blofeld, John.
ISBN: 0042940974
Mandala Unwin London 1977 
  Paperback, good condition, colour photos centre spread, moderate wear & rubbing & foxing edges, rubber bookshop stamp. 106 pp. A lifelong student of Buddhism explains the significance and operation of mantras, the sacred words memorised and chanted by meditators, as an integral part of eastern religions. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 13402  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Meditation and the Bible.
Kaplan, Aryeh.
ISBN: 0877286175
Samuel Weiser New York 1988 
  Paperback octavo, good condition, stain inside front cover (covered by sticker), edges lightly foxed, pages lightly toned, edgewear corner tips. 179 pp. A highly radical interpretation of the Bible demonstrating the methods of meditation used by the prophets to attain their unique states of consciousness, based on ancient Kabbalistic teachings. First English translation of ancient unpublished manuscripts, with commentary. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17745  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Meditative States in Tibetan Buddhism: The Concentrations and Formless Absorptions [Wisdom Advanced Book: Blue Series].
Rinbochay, Lati; Rinbochay, Denma Locho; Zahler, Leah (editor); Hopkins, Jeffrey (translator).
ISBN: 0861710118
Wisdom Publications London 1983 
  Paperback small octavo (with flaps), good plus condition, edges foxed, bottom edge rubbed, minor edgewear. 277 pp. A vivid and detailed account of the meditative practices necessary to develop a calm, alert mind that is capable of penetrating the depths of reality. Two prominent modern Tibetan lamas present comprehensive explanations of the mental states attained through meditation. Includes captivating descriptions of the sometimes fantastic, sometimes astonishing cosmology that provides the background and context for Buddhist practice. Drawing on classic texts by Asanga, Maitreya, and Dzong-kha-ba on the topics of meditative states known as the concentrations and the formless absorptions, the two lamas bring alive the learning experience of the Buddhist culture of Tibet. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17040  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Mind Body Zen: Waking Up to Your Life.
Maitland, Hokaku Jeffrey.
ISBN: 9781556439049
North Atlantic Books Berkeley, CA 2010 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, few black & white drawings, minor edgewear. 223 pp. Helps to bridge the east-west gap in spiritual practice. The author is a long-time zen student, world-renowned rolfer, and former philosophy professor. He discusses many of the common misunderstandings about Zen Buddhism, and explains the power of simple, direct experience that is the heart of Zen. He uses his rolfing experiences and years of applied meditation practice to offer techniques for healers in many systems and disciplines to work more effectively with their clients. 
Price: $16.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29413  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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No Man is an Island.
Merton, Thomas.
ISBN: 1590302532
Shambhala Publications Boston, MA 2005 
  Hardback small, dustjacket, very good condition (in very good dustjacket), cloth cover, gilt title, frontispiece, minor edgewear jacket (tiny dent front cover), faint foxing top edge, spine title little rubbed, ribbon bookmark. 280 pp. The author has written further meditations on the spiritual life in these 16 thoughtful essays, beginning with his classic treatise "Love Can Be Kept Only By Being Given Away". This is the sequel to "Seeds of Contemplation". 
Price: $20.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 29401  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Raja Yoga: New Beginnings.
O'Donnell, Ken.
ISBN: 0963739646
Eternity Ink / Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga Centres City Not Stated 2000 
  Paperback trade, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 160 pp. This book is an in-depth study of the basic concepts of Brahma Kumaris Raja Yoga meditation, suitable for anyone who has completed the introductory course. 
Price: $15.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 25033  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Religions in Japan: Buddhism, Shinto, Christianity.
Bunce, William K.
ISBN: 0804805008
Charles E. Tuttle Company Sydney, Picton 1973 
  Paperback small, very good condition, pages faintly toned, minor edgewear & rubbing. 194 pp. From the report prepared by the Religions and Cultural Resources Division, Civil Information and Education Section, General Headquarters of the Supreme Commander for the Allied Powers (General Douglas Macarthur), Tokyo, March 1948. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 17607  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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Soaring and Settling: Buddhist Perspectives on Contemporary Social and Religious Issues.
Gross, Rita M.
ISBN: 0826411134
Continuum New York 2000 
  Paperback octavo, very good plus condition, minimal edgewear. 238 pp. The American author combines her autobiographical reflections as a Buddhist practitioner and scholar, with her theological contemplations on social activism, environmentalism and feminism. Includes immanence and transcendence in women's religious experience and expression, the use of goddess images in Buddhism, and several fascinating practices from Gross's own Tibetan Vajrayana Buddhist tradition. SALE PRICE. 
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Book Number: 20256  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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The Accidental Buddhist: Mindfulness, Enlightenment, and Sitting Still American Style.
Moore, Dinty W.
ISBN: 0385492677
Main Street / Doubleday New York 1999 
  Paperback small octavo, very good condition, minor edgewear & rubbing. 208 pp. The author became disenchanted with American society, and set out, sincerely and with good humour, to explore Buddhism and why this eastern religion is attracting great interest in America. 
Price: $10.00 (AUD)
Book Number: 20455  Bookseller: Bookhome Australian Internet Bookshop
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